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Cactus Blossom Necklace

About this design:

I was really excited to design with these new walnut wood & resin pieces this week- they make it easy to add a quick pop of color to any design & I love the color combinations! For this design I made the focal stand out a bit more by attaching these gold focal links around it.

What you’ll need: (buy products below)

  • Sunstone Chips
  • African Brass Rice
  • African Trade Beads in Vanilla
  • Sunstone Faceted Round 4mm
  • Gold Chain
  • Gold 24 gauge wire
  • Beading Wire
  • Gold Crimps
  • Super Glue
  • Lobster Clasp
  • Gold 3mm Jump Rings
  • Gold Crystal Faceted Rondelle 3mm
  • Gold Crescent Focal Links
  • Walnut Wood Resin Focal Coin

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Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1:
Using the wire, attach the two crescent pieces together with two 3mm crystal rondelles in the middle.
Step 2:
Place a few drops of glue on top of the wood resin focal & press the top of the crescent link onto it.
Step 3:
Once it's dried, slide wire through the hole of the focal & use round nose pliers to make a loop on top.
Step 4:
Slide the beads onto a 14" piece of beading wire in the order shown in the picture.
Step 5:
Attach to an 8" piece of chain with the crimp tubes. Make bead links with the Sunstone Faceted 4mm rounds and attach to the chain.

Buy Products from this Design

Gold (plated) Stainless Steel Small Cable Chain

Measurements: 1.5mm x 1.0mm link

per foot: $0.90
8 meter spool: $18.90

Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom says:

    Really like the added gold crescents, they pop the resin/walnut piece! Your pooch looks stunning in it!

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    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Very fun necklace. Looks great on pupsy.

  3. SF Girl
    SF Girl says:

    So very creative and clever surrounding the focal with the crescents and the beads. It really ups the sophistication level of this piece.

  4. CAS
    CAS says:

    I love your model! Splendid way to display a lovely piece.

  5. DB
    DB says:

    Great design, and I adore your model!

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